Privacy Settings

Control Who views your newsletter

How to view your Privacy Settings

1. Go to your newsletter in the Smore Editor

2. Publish your newsletter by clicking "Done Editing"

3. Go to the bottom right side of the Smore Editor under "Design"

4. Click on "Newsletter Settings"

5. Pick a privacy level and click "Save Settings"


Check out the guide below for more on the the types of Privacy options:

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What is newsletter privacy?

Newsletter Privacy gives you control of who views your newsletter.


You can choose between:

Private - Your newsletter will not be publicly listed nor featured on Smore nor on search engines

Public - Your newsletter is public and will also appear in search engines

Private newsletters

"Private" gives you control of who can view your newsletter.


This means:

  • Your newsletter won't be indexed in search engines
  • Your newsletter can't be Featured on Smore
  • Your newsletter won't show up in your Smore Profile


In order for someone to access your newsletter, you must share the newsletter's URL address with them directly.


Keep in mind that if you mark your newsletter as private, but share the URL, it means that anyone with the URL can access it and it will affect your view count.

Public Newsletters

Public allows your newsletter to be listed publicly.


This means:

  • Your newsletter is indexed in search engines
  • Your newsletter can be Featured
  • Your newsletter will show up in your Smore Profile


Anyone can access your newsletter whether you decide to share the newsletter's URL address directly with them or not.

Pro Users: Changing newsletters to "Private" by Default

While visiting your Smore profile, you can also automatically set your newsletters to "Private" rather than "Public," when your newsletters are published:


1. Go to "You" in the upper right corner then click "Profile"

2. Under your profile picture, click "Edit Profile"

3. Go to "Privacy Settings" section and click "Make newsletters private by default"

4. Click "Update Settings" to save the change


Note: This feature can only be utilized by Pro Users.

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Hide your profile from search engines

If you'd prefer to "hide" your Smore profile from being indexed by Google, follow the steps below:


1. Go to "You" in the upper right corner then click "Profile"

2. Under your profile picture, click "Edit Profile"

3. Go to "Privacy Settings" section and click "Hide your profile from search engines"

4. Click "Update Settings" to save the change

Need More Info?

For more information, visit our full FAQ library. If you have additional questions, contact our Customer Service team at support@smore.com.